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Blog Archive for jhunter during June 2003

I'm surprised how much fun I've had reading (and writing) the Java.net weblogs today. JavaOne always has five things going on at once, and people's blog entries let me experience vicariously some of the four things I didn't choose. The whole thing reminds me of those "Day in the Life" books. It's great fun to have a whole set of bloggers concentrating on the same event. In years past I...
For the first technical session I tried to see Doug Lea talk about concurrency utilities. He's the guy behind the famed util.concurrent library and a good speaker to boot. But when I got there, the doors were shut with a sign "Session Full". Even when someone left they wouldn't let anyone new in. So I wandered by the JavaServer Faces talk. Wouldn't ya know, it has a "Session Full" sign too...
InfoWorld just published an article on how Java.net and the JCP might interact, and my name appears in the first sentence! Boy when you see that you hold your breath and hope the reporter got things right. You never know what crazy things you might find attributed to you. Happily, Bob McMillan usually gets the facts right, and he did pretty well here. Now, I think the article's gratuitously...
It's the Monday before JavaOne and all through the City every creature is typing, and using their mouse... Something funny happened last night. My fiancee Kathlyn, who lives two hours away in central California, was brainstorming how she could find time to stop by during JavaOne. She came over last year, the year before that, and I think even the year before that. Tough to know, the shows...